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hyp

or hip

[ hip ]
/ hɪp /
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noun Archaic.
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Origin of hyp

By shortening

Other definitions for hyp (2 of 3)

hyp-

variant of hypo- before a vowel: hypalgesia.

Other definitions for hyp (3 of 3)

hyp.

abbreviation
hypotenuse.
hypothesis.
hypothetical.
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British Dictionary definitions for hyp (1 of 2)

hyp-

prefix
a variant of hypo- hypabyssal

British Dictionary definitions for hyp (2 of 2)

hyp.

abbreviation for
hypotenuse
hypothetical
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Medical definitions for hyp

hyp-

pref.
Variant ofhypo-
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